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A Major Shift For EU Copyright Protection Online
A recently adopted European copyright directive contains two controversial changes that are likely to alter the internet status quo by holding online content-sharing service providers [...]
How U.S. Patent and Litigation Abuse Can Deter Small Inventors: The Story of Cheekd
In one more example of ways the U.S. patent system can be stacked against the small inventor, we have the story of Lori Cheek, who [...]
How U.S. Patent and Litigation Abuse Can Deter Small Inventors: The Story of Cheekd
In one more example of ways the U.S. patent system can be stacked against the small inventor, we have the story of Lori Cheek, who [...]
Employer Considerations When Using Garden Leave Clauses
Garden leave — when a departing employee remains on company payroll and cannot compete with the employer — is an attractive alternative to regular noncompetes. [...]
Scandalous TM case may not follow Tam, as many predicted
The US Supreme Court heard arguments in a case on scandalous trademarks on Monday, and the line of questioning suggests a reversal is possible [...]
Scandalous TM case may not follow Tam, as many predicted
The US Supreme Court heard arguments in a case on scandalous trademarks on Monday, and the line of questioning suggests a reversal is possible [...]
Scandalous TM case may not follow Tam, as many predicted
The US Supreme Court heard arguments in a case on scandalous trademarks on Monday, and the line of questioning suggests a reversal is possible [...]
Scandalous TM case may not follow Tam, as many predicted
The US Supreme Court heard arguments in a case on scandalous trademarks on Monday, and the line of questioning suggests a reversal is possible [...]
Trade Secrets Suit Against Mitsui Severely Trimmed
A Florida federal judge on Monday slashed a research and development company's lawsuit accusing Mitsui Chemicals Inc. of stealing its secret plant irrigation system in [...]
Discipline Rare For State Judges In Sexual Misconduct Cases
If raising a sexual harassment complaint against a state judge is uncommon, seeing a complaint go through the disciplinary process and result in a public [...]
Wall Of Secrecy Surrounds Sexual Harassment In State Courts
Is sexual harassment a systemic problem in the state judiciary? Law360 reviewed data from 50 states and the District of Columbia and found the answer [...]
Innovation Driving DOJ Patent Antitrust Policy, Official Says
The positions recently taken by U.S. Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division on patent law, such as abandoning a policy discouraging injunctions, are driven by concerns [...]
Federal Circuit Vacates and Remands District Court’s Infringement and Willfulness Findings in Omega Patents v. CalAmp
On April 8, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued a precedential decision in Omega Patents, LLC v. CalAmp Corp. that reversed and [...]
Federal Circuit Vacates and Remands District Court’s Infringement and Willfulness Findings in Omega Patents v. CalAmp
On April 8, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued a precedential decision in Omega Patents, LLC v. CalAmp Corp. that reversed and [...]
Raytheon Can’t Bring IP Suit Against Computer Manufacturer
Raytheon failed to show how a computer manufacturer’s products infringed two of its patents, a Wisconsin federal judge ruled Monday, finding that the allegedly infringing [...]
Uber IPO Docs Warn Of Legal Woes, Gov’t Probes
Amid preparations for a highly anticipated initial public offering, ride-hailing giant Uber said it's facing an array of government investigations, civil lawsuits and compliance risks. [...]
Juul Labs’ Patent Suit Injunction Bid Goes Up In Smoke
Several e-cigarette makers being sued by industry giant Juul Labs Inc. for patent infringement breathed a sigh of relief on Monday, after a New Jersey [...]
MSNBC Tweeted Book Excerpt Without Permission, Suit Says
A sports psychologist filed a copyright infringement suit against MSNBC on Monday in New York federal court, claiming the network posted the best-known passage from [...]
Rock Band Says Ex-Drummer Can’t Keep Using Its Trademark
The frontman of '90s rock band Local H on Saturday accused its former drummer of violating the Lanham Act by selling a trio of posters [...]
With Texas Trial Looming, PTAB Agrees To Review IV Patent
The Patent Trial and Appeal Board has said it will review Sprint and T-Mobile’s challenge to an Intellectual Ventures wireless communications patent, adding another layer [...]
TransPerfect Hits Rival Lionbridge With $300M Secrets Suit
TransPerfect Global has sued rival translation company Lionbridge Technologies and private equity firm H.I.G. Capital for $300 million, claiming in Manhattan federal court that they [...]
This Week in D.C.: Iancu v. Brunetti, Think Tanks Discuss Data Privacy, Government Regulation of Social Media Content, Carbon Capture Innovations
This week on Capitol Hill, both the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate are quiet for the next two weeks as the House [...]
This Week in D.C.: Iancu v. Brunetti, Think Tanks Discuss Data Privacy, Government Regulation of Social Media Content, Carbon Capture Innovations
This week on Capitol Hill, both the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate are quiet for the next two weeks as the House [...]
Fee Award Highlights Patent Litigation In Claims Court
The recent U.S. Court of Federal Claims decision awarding Hitkansut more than $4 million in attorney fees explains the different fee standard for patent cases [...]
GDPR Explained – What is a Data Protection Policy?

10th August 2018 Data | Sam Gilbert

A Data Protection Policy is important because it contains sets...

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Funny Intellectual Property Quotes

3rd August 2018 IP Humour | Lara Alexandra

Importance of Intellectual Property Rights It’s amazing how something I...

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Privacy Laws Australia and Data Protection Policy for Employees

2nd August 2018 Data | Lara Alexandra

What is a Data Protection Policy? A data protection policy...

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Certification Trade Mark Allegations over ‘Fake’ Scotch Whisky

29th July 2018 Trade Marks | Sam Gilbert

A Major liquor group - D’Aquino Bros Pty Ltd –...

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Service Level Agreements Masterclass

22nd July 2018 Contracts | ADMIN

W3IP Law attended an event in Brisbane hosted by Crown...

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Crypto Glossary Coming to Terms with Bitcoin Slang

19th July 2018 Crypto | Sam Gilbert

The world of cryptocurrency can be overwhelming for newbies not...

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Design Registration in Australia

6th July 2018 Design Law | Lara Alexandra

What is a design? The Designs Act 2003 (Cth) defines...

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Trade Mark Infringement: “TACO Tuesday” OR “TACO SUES’DAY”?

29th June 2018 Trade Marks | Sam Gilbert

A popular pub in Melbourne’s Footscray has received a cease...

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Sydney IP Lawyers Update : IPSANZ Conference

17th June 2018 Trade Marks | Sam Gilbert

W3IP Law attended the IPSANZ conference in Sydney hosted by...

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TEDx Sydney 2018 To Share Ideas worth Spreading

11th June 2018 Events | Lara Alexandra

The theme of this year's event is to explore the...

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What is a Sales Agency Agreement?

6th June 2018 Contracts | Lara Alexandra

In certain circumstances, a person will appoint another person to...

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Cryptocurrencies and Trade Mark Infringement

29th May 2018 Crypto | Sam Gilbert

In recent news, UAE based ‘crypto’ company “Alibabacoin Foundation” are...

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